Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Art and Love in Renaissance Italy (on view November 18, 2008–February 16, 2009), these lectures explore the various exceptional objects created to celebrate love and marriage in the Italian Renaissance.
Andrea Bayer, Curator, Department of European Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"Imagery of Love and Marriage on Italian Ceramics"
Dora Thornton, Curator of Renaissance Collections and of the Waddesdon Bequest, Department of Prehistory and Europe, British Museum
"Sex in the Eternal City"
Linda Wolk-Simon, Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"What's Love Got to Do with It?"
Beverly Louise Brown, independent scholar, London
Part One of Three
Recorded November 16, 2008
The exhibition is made possible by the Gail and Parker Gilbert Fund and the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.
Additional support is provided by The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.